Yearly Archives: 2019

Will the new cycle crossing in Belmont encourage people to cycle?

1: Overview During July and August of 2019 three new crossings were constructed at the busy Brighton Road / Chiltern Road / Cotswold Road intersection in Belmont (1.5 km to the south of Sutton town centre). One of these crossings

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Cycling Events in Beddington Park – Bike Fest : Saturday 21st September

Car Free day is Sunday 22nd September: London Car Free Day (Streets for people) Reimagine. Your city. Car free (TFL). The preceeding day Beddington Park will be host to Bike Fest with local cycling groups and activities during the afternoon

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Carshalton Station approach road – safety improvements expected soon

A contra-flow for cycling has been provided on the Carshalton station approach road for a number of years. However, the contra-flow, which exists on a road owned by Network Rail and leased to the incumbent rail operator (currently Govia Thameslink

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TfL launch Cycling Infrastructure Database

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the world’s largest Cycling Infrastructure Database. The press release that accompanied the launch (TfL, 1 August 2019), notes that the Cycling Infrastructure Database (CID) contains the location of more than 240,000 pieces of cycling infrastructure in

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Willow Walk: proposal to relocate existing road closure

1: Summary Details of a proposal to relocate the existing road closure on Willow Walk, as set out in the Willow Walk (Stonecot ward) consultation (June 2019), are provided in section two. Our comments on the proposal, as sent to Highways

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Kingsmead Avenue and Sparrow Farm Road area consultation

1: Summary The Kingsmead Avenue and Sparrow Farm Road area consultation relates to a scheme that forms part of the funded Local Implementation Plan (LIP) 2019-2020 programme, as presented to the Cheam North and Worcester Park Local Committee on 5

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Sutton’s Air Quality Action Plan 2019-2023

Summary Sutton’s new Air Quality Action Plan was launched in June 2019, following a period of consultation. Although there is much to commend the new Action Plan, one of the actions suggests that it is going to take until 2021

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Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

Sutton Council launched its Environment Strategy on 5 June 2019, through the news item Sutton Council publishes Environment Strategy on World Environment Day. The new Environment Strategy replaces the Sustainability Strategy (One Planet Sutton), and looks ahead to 2025. Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

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Sutton’s third Local Implementation Plan receives approval

Overview Sutton’s third Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which sets out the borough’s aspirations for transport over the next twenty years and provides an investment programme for the next three, received approval from the Mayor of London on 12 April 2019

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New cycle route Quality Criteria

TfL has released details outlining the latest expected levels of provision for all proposed signed cycle routes in London. A New Cycle Route Quality Criteria tool spreadsheet, along with an accompanying Technical Note, was revealed by the Mayor of London,

Posted in Comment, News
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